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Job Opening for Garden Coordinator in Lyon

We’re hiring! Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties (HCC) is searching for a part-time Garden Coordinator to help with school garden maintenance and with gardening education in Lyon County. If you enjoy working with plants, being outdoors, and…

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Building Community Through Food

Developing a Healthy Food Hub in the Lyon County region, 2010 to 2017 Northwestern Nevada– Although Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties began in 2001 with a focus on substance abuse prevention and community asset building, in 2010 we…

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HCC Meeting Features Employment Programs, AmeriCorps, NNDA, School Gardens

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties holds its August breakfast meeting on Thursday August 10th at 9am at the Silver Springs Community Center, 2945 Fort Churchill Street. Guest speakers include Valerie Melendez, Tribal Economic Development Director with Northern…

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Community Garden Tour for Kids and Parents August 8th

Silver City, Nevada– Silver City Community Garden committee members are offering a free tour of the garden for children with their parents on Tuesday, August 8th at 10am. Silver City’s lovely organic community garden is celebrating its 9th growing season….

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Healthy Communities’ Summer 2017 News and Events

Building Hope –  Translating Hope into Action Hands-on Fun with Science Drones with Jim Barcellos of University of Nevada Reno Cooperative Extension (UNCE). For ages 8-12. Sponsored in partnership with Healthy Communities. Tues 10am-noon on Tuesday, June 13th at the…

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School Gardens – Part of a Healthy Food System in Lyon County, Nevada

Lyon County, Nevada – In Lyon County, located in rural northern Nevada, a recurring theme from community members and staff from schools, social services and health care agencies was a dream to increase access to affordable, local produce. Healthy Communities Coalition…

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Group Hike and Grow Your Own Food Class Wed, April 5th

Dayton, Nevada- Healthy Communities Coalition’s healthy eating, fitness and weight loss/ maintenance support group, the Dayton Wellness Warriors, has been meeting every Wednesday evening since 2014. The lovely spring weather has the group outdoors and moving. This week they’re taking advantage…

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